Year: 1984 Source: Death Education, Supplement, v.8, (1984), p.37-54 SIEC No: 19860882

The author tries to delineate the unique personality & life characteristics of the suicidal child which emerge through research & observations. The initial profile which emerges includes feelings of hopelessness, poor impulse control, cognitive rigidity, a suicidal or depressed parent, loss by death or separation, facing an unresolvable problem, and severe physical abuse. 35 ref. (NBB)